About the Authors
- Didier Wernli
- Division of International and Humanitarian Medicine, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
- Thomas Haustein, John Conly, Stephan Harbarth
- Infection Control Program, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
- Yehuda Carmeli
- Infection Control Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel-Aviv, Israel
- Ilona Kickbusch
- Global Health Programme, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland
JC has an unpaid relationship with the World Health Organization in the Department of Global Alert and Response (Infection Prevention and Control Unit). All other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Wrote the first draft: DW TH SH. Wrote the manuscript: DW TH JC YC IK SH. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: DW TH YC JC IK SH. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: DW TH YC JC IK SH. Supervised the master′s thesis of DW: IK.